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The High Commissioner (1968)

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101 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

An Australian outback police detective is sent on a special assignment to the UK, to return an Australian citizen accused of murder. Only this is not an ordinary man, he is a UN high commissioner for peace talks taking place in London.
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Writers
Jon Cleary (novel "The High Commissioner") | Wilfred Greatorex (screenplay)
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Tony Woollard (as Anthony Woollard)
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Updated Aug 22, 1968

Release date
Sep 25, 1968 (United States)

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Rod Taylor
Scobie Malone Scobie Malone   See fewer
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Christopher Plummer
Sir James Quentin Sir James Quentin   See fewer
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Lilli Palmer
Sheila Quentin Sheila Quentin   See fewer
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Camilla Sparv
Lisa Pretorius Lisa Pretorius   See fewer
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Daliah Lavi
Maria Cholon Maria Cholon   See fewer
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Clive Revill
Joseph Joseph   See fewer
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Lee Montague
Denzil Denzil   See fewer
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Calvin Lockhart
Jamaica Jamaica   See fewer
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Derren Nesbitt
Pallain Pallain   See fewer
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Edric Connor
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Paul Grist
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Burt Kwouk
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Ken Wayne
Ferguson Ferguson   See fewer
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Charles 'Bud' Tingwell
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Franchot Tone
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Lewis Alexander
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Vincent Ball
Australian Policeman (uncredited) Australian Policeman (uncredited)   See fewer
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David Baron
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Roy Beck
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Hyma Beckley
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Keith Bonnard
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Peter Clay
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Gerry Crampton
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Shaun Curry
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Harry Fielder
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Victor Harrington
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Walter Henry
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George Hilsdon
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Lew Hooper
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Juba Kennerley
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Roy Lansford
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Aileen Lewis
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Jay McGrath
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Leo McKern
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Lionel Murton
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David Nettheim
Blaney (uncredited) Blaney (uncredited)   See fewer
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James Payne
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Dido Plumb
Arab Dignitary (uncredited) Arab Dignitary (uncredited)   See fewer
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Terence Plummer
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Tony Selby
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Gerald Sim
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John Tatum
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Joe Wadham
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6 / 10 | 457 votes